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Toby Kelsey Wrote:
> > On 1/16/06, Bob Nielsen <nielsen (AT) oz (DOT) net> wrote:
> >>Probably the closest to Mathematica is scilab, which is available as
> >>a Ubuntu package. I don't know how similar they are.
> Other have mentioned Maxima and GNU octave (http://www.octave.org/).
> The OP might want to look at the "Scientific Applications on Linux"
> [SAL] website (http://ceu.fi.udc.es/SAL/index.shtml) for more options.
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Octave is doing numerical calculations while maxima is doing analytical
ones. Maxima is also able to spit out fortran or c-code for the formulas
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